Burien Section

UPDATE: Police seeking public’s help locating ‘armed & dangerous’ suspect

UPDATE: Police seeking public’s help locating ‘armed & dangerous’ suspect

UPDATE Dec. 9, 2018: King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit has identified the suspect in the Nov. 19 homicide in the 10000 block of 1st Ave SW as 24-year old Mical D. Roberts: Roberts... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – why the City Council needs to approve this project!’

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – why the City Council needs to approve this project!’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Honorable CC Tosta, CC Olguin and Mayor... [Read more]

SeaTac Councilmember Amina Ahmed killed in collision on S. 188th Saturday

SeaTac Councilmember Amina Ahmed killed in collision on S. 188th Saturday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: The City of SeaTac is mourning the loss of newly appointed City Councilmember Amina Ahmed, who passed away as the result of injuries suffered during a fatal auto... [Read more]

Enjoy a Potluck & A Night of Carols at St. Francis of Assisi on Tuesday, Dec. 11

Enjoy a Potluck & A Night of Carols at St. Francis of Assisi on Tuesday, Dec. 11

All are very happily invited to join the St. Francis of Assisi Parish/School community for a potluck dinner and A Night of Carols on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. “Come celebrate the season... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living Open House will be Saturday

Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living Open House will be Saturday

Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living will be holding an Open House on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 3 – 6 p.m.: Photos with Santa at 3 p.m. Tour their Christmas forest Christmas goodies & Eggnog... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools reveals new school boundaries & online tool

Highline Public Schools reveals new school boundaries & online tool

Highline Public Schools has changed school boundaries and feeder patterns for fall 2019, and citizens can use an online tool to look up fall 2019 neighborhood schools. A letter was mailed last week to... [Read more]

Burien lists airplane noise woes it wants federal appeals court to curtail or end

Burien lists airplane noise woes it wants federal appeals court to curtail or end

By Jack Mayne Because of loud noise from low flying prop-jet aircraft permitted by the Federal Aviation Administration, the city of Burien has laid out the specifics it wants the 9th Circuit Court of... [Read more]

Navos Holiday Giving Program seeking donations for clients this holiday season

Navos Holiday Giving Program seeking donations for clients this holiday season

Local non-profit Navos is seeking donations for its clients during its Holiday Giving Program: Make the holidays brighter for some of the most vulnerable children, youth, and adults in our community with... [Read more]

Port of Seattle awards grants to six environmental projects in airport region

Port of Seattle awards grants to six environmental projects in airport region

The Port of Seattle this week announced that it has awarded grants to six environmental projects in our near-airport region. Recipients include Burien’s Environmental Science Center and New Start... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Top Hat, New Tukwila, Normandy Park, Burien & more

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Top Hat, New Tukwila, Normandy Park, Burien & more

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding nine great Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House is a modern design with two kitchens: Newer construction... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation has given over $10 Million to School District

Highline Schools Foundation has given over $10 Million to School District

Wednesday night (Dec. 5) at the Highline Public Schools Board Meeting, the Highline Schools Foundation announced that they have now provided over $10 million in support to Highline Public Schools. The... [Read more]

After 16 years, Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez is stepping down

After 16 years, Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez is stepping down

Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez announced Thursday (Dec. 6) that she is stepping down from the Burien non-profit. Torrez has led the organization since 2002. “I am very thankful... [Read more]

Sponsored Post UPDATE: Advertiser El Dorado West Holiday Open House is Thurs., Dec. 13

UPDATE: Advertiser El Dorado West Holiday Open House is Thurs., Dec. 13

UPDATE: Advertiser El Dorado West will be holding a Holiday Open House on Thursday, Dec. 13 (NOT Monday, Dec. 10), from 6 – 7 p.m. Enjoy holiday desserts and beverages with friends and family to the... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools releases its 2017-18 Annual Report

Highline Public Schools releases its 2017-18 Annual Report

Highline Public Schools on Wednesday (Dec. 5) released its 2017-18 Annual Report, which can be accessed in an interactive format below: View the Annual Report on a desktop View the Annual Report on mobile “We... [Read more]

VIDEO: Poet-in-Residence Raúl Sánchez reads his original poem to City Council

VIDEO: Poet-in-Residence Raúl Sánchez reads his original poem to City Council

Burien’s Poet-in-Residence Raúl Sánchez read ‘Bountiful Burien,’ his new, original poem about Burien to the City Council at Monday night’s regular meeting. Managed by former Burien... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sunrise at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Sunrise at Three Tree Point

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these awesome photos, taken at sunrise on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at Three Tree Point (click images to view larger photos/slideshow):  Read More →

UPDATE: Stolen Silver Honda Civic has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Stolen Silver Honda Civic has been FOUND!

UPDATE DEC. 7, 2018: The stolen Silver Honda Civic that we previously reported on has been FOUND in Tukwila. “Thank you so much for posting it on the Blog!!” PREVIOUSLY: From Reader Deedee... [Read more]

Burien Arts All-Ages Open Mic will be Thursday, Dec. 20 at Salmon Creek Cafe

Burien Arts All-Ages Open Mic will be Thursday, Dec. 20 at Salmon Creek Cafe

All-Ages Open Mic HOLIDAY EDITION – THURSDAY, DEC. 20 • 6 – 8 p.m. at the Salmon Creek Cafe Burien Arts will be holding as FREE all-ages Open Mic event – with an open format of songs, poetry,... [Read more]

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ moved to Sun., Dec. 23

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ moved to Sun., Dec. 23

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel will be presenting a Taproot Theatre Christmas Play – Foolish Wiseman by Sean Gaffney – has been moved to Sunday, Dec. 23, starting at 11 a.m. Family, friends and... [Read more]